Betty M. Dunkin

Betty Margaret Dunkin, 95, of Fishers, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Jan. 8, 2018, after an extended illness.

She resided at The Hearth at Windermere in Fishers for the past six years. Prior to that, she lived in Anderson. She was a former member of First United Methodist Church, in Anderson, the YWCA and Anderson Country Club. She was a former Scout and "Y-Teen" leader.

She graduated from Huntington High School in 1940. During her youth, she sang all over the Midwest with a local women's choir.

She was born Dec. 16, 1922, in Huntington to Earl and Merle Richards. She married Richard W. Dunkin in Tallahassee, FL, on March 15, 1943. Her husband preceded her in death. 

Survivors include a son, Craig R. (Marsha) Dunkin, of Anderson; a daughter, Candy (Steve) Short of Anderson; three grandchildren, Melanie Dunkin and Colin (Julie) Short, both of Anderson, and Caren Short, of Montgomery, AL; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Matthew Craig Dunkin.

Calling is Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 W. 53rd Street, Anderson. A service will follow immediately after at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Anderson Memorial Park.

Memorial gifts may be made to First United Methodist Church or Anderson Education Foundation.